Average Salary for Citibank Employees

Based in New York City, N.Y.,financial services player Citibank offers many employment opportunities, including Personal Banker and VP of Information Technology positions. The median income for Citibank employees is $73K annually. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Citibank workers, followed by how long you've been working and your city. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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New York City, New York 


Financial Services, Finance, Investment banking

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VPs of Information Technology are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $135K per year; VPs of Operations, Relationship Managers, and Banking Branch Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $88K, about $85K, and $71K, respectively. Personal Bankers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $37K.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $55K annually. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $77K per year. The largest fraction of Citibank people (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $92K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $99K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Dallas, Texas (about $88K), Irving, Texas ($81K), and Miami, Fla. (approximately $73K) are the next top-paying cities. Buffalo, N.Y. is near the bottom for pay at about $47K. Citibank workers in New Jersey earn the most — $97K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Project Management Professionals, who make approximately $119K per year. Becoming a Certified Information Systems Security Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $118K on average.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $84K annually. Data Analysis is a popular skill in the Citibank workforce; close to an eighth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Financial Analysis as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 30 percent receiving paid vacation and slightly less than a fourth workers receiving sick leave. Nearly all survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A large number of employees receive health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Citibank


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57 %
$36,520 - $94,686
$41,430 - $117,235
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

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